An eight month old child drowned Tuesday, December 8, in an artificial pond in the Park on Sokolov street in Herzliya. The Park is temporarily closed. The police checks circumstances of the death of a child, according to radio «Sieves Beth».
The police said «Sieves Beth» that the boy was in the Park with his mother and eldest, seven-year-old brother. At the time, when mother and brother were distracted, the kid climbed on the stone fence around the pond and fell with him into the water. When the mother found him and pulled out of the water, the child was not breathing.
A police spokesman said that the depth of an artificial pond is about 30 cm.
The police checks, was admitted a criminal negligence on the part of the municipality, responsible for the safety of the Park.